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  • Dr Natalie Adams
    With a background in electrophysiology and the mechanisms of oscillatory dynamics I am trying to understand the changes in network interactions in behavioural variant FTD and why those changes occur.
  • Michael Anderson Professor Michael Anderson
    Dr. Anderson focuses on fundamental mechanisms of memory, attention, and cognitive control, and their interaction. A central observation is that memory, like other aspects of cognition and behaviour, poses problems of control. Dr. Anderson uses ...
  • Dr Dace Apšvalka
    I study the brain mechanisms of memory and thought control in humans.
  • Moataz Assem Moataz Assem
    I study the brain mechanisms of attention that allow the construction of goal-directed behavior.
  • Duncan  Astle Dr Duncan Astle
    My research programme was established in 2012, supporting the Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit’s strategic priority of understanding cognition and the brain in typical and atypical development, and reflecting the MRC’s emphasis on developmental a...
  • Philip Barnard Dr Philip Barnard
    My programme of work focuses mainly on Executive Control and Emotional Meanings in Cognitive and Neural systems. Current work is organised under four project headings: [a] Core Theoretical work on Interacting Cognitive Subsystems - a macro-theory...
  • Joe Bathelt Dr Joe Bathelt
    My main research interest is in the determinants of children's cognitive development with particular focus on neural constraints. I'm investigating this topic with different participant groups including children with genetic, psychiatric, sensory,...
  • Dr Aya Ben-Yakov
    I investigate brain mechanisms underlying encoding of new episodic memories, with a specific interest in revealing how we encode real-life events that unfold over time. To this end, I combine behavioural and neuroimaging paradigms utilising films ...
  • Simon Blackwell Dr Simon Blackwell
    I a visiting scientist at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit (until end of 2017), and a post-doctoral researcher at Ruhr-Universität Bochum. The focus of my research is on positive mental imagery and its potential use in interventions for d...
  • Sophia Borgeest Gesa Sophia Borgeest
    I'm a PhD student working with Dr Rogier Kievit in the executive processes group at the MRC CBU. I use psychometric techniques in large-sample, multimodal, longitudinal datasets to address how the human brain ages. Specifically, I am investigating...
  • Miss Elizabeth Byrne
    My research focuses on working memory training combined with transcranial electrical stimulation (tES).
  • Johan Carlin Dr Johan Carlin
    I work on scientific software development and MRI support as part of the CBU Methods group. I am particularly interested in developing software for reproducible, open, and massively distributed science, as well as analysis methods for multivariate...
  • Bob Carlyon Dr Bob Carlyon
    My research has spanned a wide range of topics in human hearing, but has most recently focused on the problem of how we can listen to one voice in the presence of interfering sounds, such as other speakers. It incorporates behavioural and electrop...
  • Dr Elisa Cooper
    My research focuses on human episodic memory. I'm also interested in the preserved abilities of individuals with focal brain injury, such as hippocampal injury, and understanding learning via 'Fast Mapping' . In my PhD research, I investigated ...
  • Tim Dalgleish Dr Tim Dalgleish
    I am broadly interested in affective neuroscience in relation to clinical depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). I am particularly interested in mental control and emotion regulation in these conditions and the psychological and neu...
  • Matt Davis Dr Matt Davis
    My work is interdisciplinary, combining diverse methodologies from Cognitive Neuroscience to investigate the neural mechanisms involved in spoken and written language comprehension. I work on a range of topics, including speech perception, lexical...
  • John Duncan Professor John Duncan
    Brain basis for attention, intelligence and cognitive control; including studies of normal cognition and behaviour, impairments following brain damage, functional brain imaging, and single cell electrophysiology. For John Duncan's popular science...
  • Dr Yaara Erez
    My work combines a variety of techniques from cognitive and system neuroscience to study the neural mechanisms of information processing and cognitive control. I am interested in multiple aspects that modulate the way we process information such a...
  • Sharon Erzinçlioğlu Dr Sharon Erzinçlioğlu
    I am an Investigator Scientist at the Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit. My current project involves recruiting patients who have acquired a non-traumatic brain injury, through e.g. stroke or tumour resection, to the Cambridge Clinical Neuroscienc...
  • Miss Seyedeh-Rezvan Farahibozorg
    My current research is aimed at characterisation of semantic networks in the brain based on source reconstructed concurrent Electro-/Magnetoencephalography (E/MEG)). Multiple brain areas are thought to play role in semantic cognition. However, th...
  • Dr Delia Fuhrmann
    I am interested in lifespan development and plasticity. My current research focus is executive functions, such as reasoning and working memory, and their neural substrates. I am investigating this topic using mostly large, publicly available data-...
  • Susan Gathercole Professor Susan Gathercole
    I am a cognitive psychologist with interests in memory, learning and language. Until 2018 I was the Director of the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit (CBU) in Cambridge and am now based in Developmental Psychiatry. One strand of my research in...
  • Hedwig Gockel Dr Hedwig Gockel
    My research has covered various aspects of human hearing, mostly in healthy individuals. Amongst them are pitch perception, auditory grouping and streaming processes, effects of attention on auditory perception, loudness perception and masking. I...
  • Dr Tobias Goehring
    My focus lies on improving the perception of speech for people with hearing loss in everyday life, especially in difficult listening situations with interfering background sounds. I combine techniques from Engineering, Auditory Neuroscience and Ma...
  • Fergus Gracey Dr Fergus Gracey
    My research themes relate to assessment, recovery and rehabilitation following brain injury. I am especially interested in identity and emotional adjustment following acquired brain injury, self-regulation, cognitive rehabilitation and service del...
  • Dr Andrea Greve
    I am an Investigator Scientist at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit. My research focuses on investigating theories of learning by using behavioral and functional brain imaging techniques (MRI and EEG/MEG) with the aim to understand the cog...
  • Olaf Hauk Dr Olaf Hauk
    I use a multi-modal imaging approach to problems in the neuroscience of language and cognition. Reading: How are the complex computations underlying reading behaviour implemented so efficiently and flexibly in our brains? I address this question ...
  • Richard Henson Professor Richard (Rik) Henson
    My primary interest concerns how we remember things. Specifically, I use the techniques of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and electro- and magneto- encephalography (EEG/MEG) to examine brain activity as healthy volunteers try to reme...
  • Frank Hezemans Frank Hezemans
    I study the cognitive and neural mechanisms with which we plan and control action, in health and after the development of dementia. The control of action depends on the integration of predicted consequences of action with sensory information, modu...
  • Dr Joni Holmes
    I am interested in the overlap between working memory, attention and executive function processes in children and adults. My research has focussed on the role of working memory in children's mathematical skills, and on understanding the cognitive ...
  • Dr Laura Hughes
    My current research interests are on the role of the prefrontal cortex for voluntary and goal directed actions, and prefrontal interactions with other brain systems. I use both MEG and fMRI, along with behavioural and neuropsychological data, to i...
  • Dr Rebecca Jackson
    In my British Academy fellowship, I am building a computational model of semantic cognition that includes both representation and control processes. I am linking this model to the semantic network within the brain to demonstrate the cortical seman...
  • Kristjan Kalm Dr Kristjan Kalm
    My research interests lie broadly in the models short term memory and learning. I am particularly interested in the representation and learning of sequential information and I use fMRI and computational modelling to study these processes. In addit...
  • Seyed-Mahdi Khaligh-Razavi Seyed-Mahdi Khaligh-Razavi
    Understanding the human visual system using non-invasive brain imaging methods, and developing computational models of object recognition.
  • Rogier Kievit Dr Rogier Kievit
    My research focuses on using psychometric models to understand neurodevelopmental changes in executive functions. These cognitive abilities, such as reasoning, problem solving and goal management, develop rapidly during adolescence and often show ...
  • Dr Rebecca Lawson
    We all have expectations about how the how the world should look, feel, smell, taste and sound. These expectations act as predictions to guide us when we are uncertain, and signal when something out of the ordinary is happening. My work uses com...
  • Lucy MacGregor
    My research explores the neurocognitive processes involved in spoken language comprehension, using mainly MEG, EEG and behavioural methodologies.
  • Tom Manly Dr Tom Manly
    Our research relates to understanding impairment and rehabilitation in attentional and executive function. Our work with stroke patients mainly focuses on spatial neglect and its relationship to executive/frontal impairment. Our work with patients...
  • Mr Johannes Mehrer
    Object recognition and categorization in ventral temporal cortex.
  • Dr Richard Meiser-Stedman BSc PhD DClinPsy
    My main research interest is post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in children and adolescents. I mainly utilise prospective longitudinal, case control and clinical trial study designs. My research looks at: - the natural course of post-traumatic...
  • Daniel Mitchell Dr Daniel Mitchell
    My research focuses on visual object representations in the human brain. I am interested in the flexible nature of such representations, their limited capacity and resolution in perception, visual working memory, and imagery, and their links with ...
  • Dr Marta Morgado Correia
    My main research interest is in diffusion MRI, an imaging modality which has been shown to provide useful information about the microstructural architecture of the brain. I am currently working on projects using diffusion MRI to study Parkinson's ...
  • Marieke Mur Dr Marieke Mur
    I am interested in the following questions: How does the human brain accomplish quick and accurate object recognition? What mechanisms underlie our ability to select object information that is relevant for the current task? I study these questions...
  • Fionnuala Murphy Dr Fionnuala Murphy
    My research focuses on how cognition and emotion interact - in healthy individuals, in individuals that suffer from mood disorders, and in brain-injured individuals. Executive control over neutral and emotional materials has featured prominently i...
  • Dr Davide Nardo
    I investigate the cognitive and neural mechanisms of memory, emotional, and thought control in humans (both psychiatric populations and healthy controls) using behavioural, psychophysiological, and functional and structural neuroimaging techniques.
  • Dr Camilla Nord
    I am a neuroscientist researching the neural basis of psychiatric disorders using brain imaging, brain stimulation (TMS/tDCS), and cognitive paradigms in patients and healthy controls. I am particularly interested in the relationship between prefr...
  • Valdas Noreika Dr Valdas Noreika
    My research centers on neurocognitive processes occurring during transition between different states of consciousness, such as wakefulness, sleep, dreaming, and sedation. I largely focus on auditory and time perception, and in addition to altered ...
  • Polly Peers Dr Polly Peers
    My current work is focused on understanding the relationship between attentional and memory deficits following stroke, and examining whether training of these cognitive functions can improve outcome for patients.
  • Vassilis Pelekanos Dr Vassilis Pelekanos
    My research interests lie in visual and cognitive neuroscience. In particular, I am interested in understanding the brain mechanisms that support our ability to perceive and categorise objects. The volume of solid 3D objects is delimited by surf...
  • Charlotte Rae Charlotte Rae
    I am a cognitive neuroscientist, investigating the structural and functional brain networks that support human voluntary action. The process of initiating voluntary movements, and then stopping or changing our actions, relies on interactions betwe...
  • Mr Matthew Rouse
    I am currently working on a project which aims using MEG to investigate the ability of memantine to enhance the neurophysiological processes related to cognition in neurodegenerative diseases such as frontotemporal dementia and progressive supranu...
  • Professor James B. Rowe
    Dementia and Neurodegeneration have devastating consequences. My work aims to protect brain function in those at risk of dementia, and restore brain function in those with symptoms. My program has four pillars: 1. to define cognitive processes tha...
  • Dr Roma Siugzdaite
    I am trying to understand brain mechanisms that drive changes during the development by means of functional and structural MRI data.
  • Andrew Thwaites
    Information processing in the human brain
  • Alessandro Tomassini Dr Alessandro Tomassini
    My research interest lies in understanding the neural basis of decision processes with a focus on the consequences of neurological diseases. Many neuropsychiatric syndromes change behaviour including apathy and impulsivity. As part of James Rowe's...
  • Kamen Tsvetanov Dr Kamen Tsvetanov
    Dr. Tsvetanov is a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow in cognitive neuroscience of ageing. The central goal of his research is to obtain a better understanding of the complex relationship between human brain dynamics and cognition in healthy agei...
  • Noham Wolpe
    I am currently a junior doctor and a visiting fellow at Professor James Rowe's laboratory. My research interests lie in understanding the changes in the motor system that occur across the lifespan and in cases of disease. I use behavioural tasks...
  • Dr Alexandra Woolgar
    We study the neural basis for flexible cognitive control, underpinning the incredible human capacity for diverse and flexible behaviour. Our research uses multivariate analysis of fMRI, E/MEG, and combined TMS-fMRI data. We are interested in ho...

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